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Early Application Deadline: January 12, 2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Columbia University has a unique international reputation for human rights education and research, earned through decades of highly respected training of human rights professionals and a commitment to the interdisciplinary study and practice of human rights. As a focal point for the study of human rights at Columbia, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) is committed to providing exceptional education programs that draw on these strengths. 
By Matheus Hernandez
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

On November 3, 2017, the Harriman Institute, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Columbia Political Science Department hosted a book talk with Kathryn Sikkink (Harvard University).

By Olivia Heffernan
Monday, November 27, 2017
By Ayesha Amin
Monday, November 20, 2017

Is the human rights movement on the road to nowhere? RightsViews blog writer Ayesha Amin reports from a panel discussion featuring leading human rights experts at Columbia University.